Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return (2013)

PG  |   |  Animation, Family, Musical  |  9 May 2014 (USA)
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Dorothy wakes up in post-tornado Kansas, only to be whisked back to Oz to try to save her old friends the Scarecrow, the Lion, the Tin Man and Glinda from a devious new villain, the Jester.... See full summary »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Scarecrow (voice)
Lion (voice)
Tin Man (voice)
Dorothy (voice)
Aunt Em (voice)
Uncle Henry (voice)
The Appraiser / The Jester (voice)
Glinda (voice)
Randi Soyland ...
You / Handmaiden / Flying Monkey / Additional Voices (voice) (as Randi Vamos Soyland)
Wiser (voice)
Marshal Mallow (voice)
Judge Jawbreaker (voice)
Fruit Striped Lawyer (voice)
Stenographer (voice)
Randy Crenshaw ...
China Guard / Kansas Sheriff (voice)


Dorothy wakes up in post-tornado Kansas, only to be whisked back to Oz to try to save her old friends the Scarecrow, the Lion, the Tin Man and Glinda from a devious new villain, the Jester. Wiser the owl, Marshal Mallow, China Princess and Tugg the tugboat join Dorothy on her latest magical journey through the colorful landscape of Oz to restore order and happiness to Emerald City. Written by Clarius Entertainment

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some scary images and mild peril | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

9 May 2014 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Dorothy of Oz  »

Box Office


$70,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$3,715,931 (USA) (9 May 2014)


$8,460,990 (USA) (25 July 2014)

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Did You Know?


Based on Dorothy of Oz, a 1989 children's book written by Roger S. Baum, using characters and locales created by his own great-grandfather L. Frank Baum, who wrote The Wizard of Oz at the close of the 19th century. See more »


Tin Man: I can only imagine how you must feel. Trapped alone in a giant rainbow. Surrounded by colors! It must be
Tin Man: horrible...
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Crazy Credits

Unusual Credit Style: In the closing credits, there are numerous entries for co-producers & other "producer" positions that list both husband & wife for each credit entry, such as "Jack & Jill Jones". Some credits are simply listed as a family unit. One such co-producer is listed as "The Ross Family". It is rare that credits are given in groupings of families. Most credits are a single person's name. See more »


Follows The Wizard of Oz (1939) See more »


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Written by Bryan Adams and Jim Vallance
Performed by Lea Michele and Company
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On my worst movies of the year list
12 May 2014 | by (Georgia) – See all my reviews

So bad - I can't believe some of the good reviews. The Jester character was horrible and unfortunately on the screen practically the entire movie. The flying monkeys were everywhere and disgusting. A few redeeming characters like Wiser the Owl and Marshall Mallow tried to add some depth to the movie but were strapped by the script. This wasn't even as good as Saturday cartoons as far as the quality of the animation. I agree with the person who said people must be getting paid to write good reviews. I kept waiting for some great Bryan Adams songs

  • but where were they? The initial premise that a whole town would pick

up and move because some shyster told them they had to was also ridiculous.

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Oy vey, another 'sequel.' DOROTHY GALE LIVES IN OZ, PEOPLE!!!!!! maskedman66
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